20 Christmas Kitchens to Light Up Your Holiday Mood

For most of you, decorating your home for Christmas is essential for getting in the festive spirit.

Even though our key focus is usually on decorating the tree and the living room space, do not ignore the kitchen Christmas decorating.

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Between cooking the special dinner and baking the cookies, the kitchen turns into a high-traffic area during Christmas.

That’s why we’ve prepared 20 amazing ideas on how to decorate a kitchen for Christmas. Are you intrigued? So let’s have a look then!  😉

1. Gingerbread Everything Kitchen Decor

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If you love gingerbread, this Christmas kitchen decor is just for you! Everything is themed with gingerbread, from the floor mat to the Christmas tree decorations. The cute gingerbread mat is from T.J Maxx store.

2. Add an Organic Feel to Your Home with Burlap and Pinecones

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A pot rack lavishly decorated with burlap and pinecones adds festive charm and an organic feel to this stunning traditional space with a distinctive architectural character.

Mini Christmas tree-like décor items positioned on the kitchen island add extra glam.

Definitely an enchanting space!

3. Elevate Your Kitchen with a Simple Christmas Tree

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An absolutely gorgeous contemporary kitchen with adequate natural light. Pops of color, furniture, and appliances add visual interest, appeal, and personality.

A small non-traditional Christmas tree beautifies the space for the holiday season.

4. Adorn Your Kitchen with Traditional Christmas Decorations

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Gorgeously embellished farmhouse pendant lights dropping over the dining table complemented by a traditional table and cabinetry décor…

Exposed wood adds so much warmth to this mind-blowing eat-in kitchen! A stunning ceiling and hood add tons of personality to space.

5. Bring Life to Your Kitchen Sink with Greenery

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To bring the spirit of Christmas in the kitchen, the sink is enclosed by a few rosemary plants, styled as topiary; an evergreen branch and elegant shimmering ornaments make for a holiday scene. If you love natural Christmas decoration it’s a perfect choice.

6. Give Your Kitchen a Rustic Twist with a Christmas Tree

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I guess for most of you the Christmas tree supposed to be displayed in the living room space.

But it doesn’t mean you can’t have one smaller, no-fuss tree (and a bunch of tiny festive trees) in the kitchen as well!  😉

Tip: Go for a faux tree for easier assembly and tidy up.

7. Add Depth to Your Kitchen with a Red Christmas Wreath

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Displaying a Christmas wreath made of faux red berries is surely one of the best Christmas kitchen decorating ideas. Why?

Because of the red color which makes an elegant contrast with the white walls and immediately transforms into the focal point in the room.  😉

8. Transform Your Kitchen Sink with a Christmas Wreath

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A kitchen Christmas tree won’t be needed if you display a large all-green wreath above the kitchen sink.

It will give an unsophisticated, organic look to the room and will easily fit the rest of the decoration. It can be adapted mostly anywhere. Decoration and kitchen furniture are aligned in turquoise color.

9. Decorate Your Kitchen with Nordic-Style Decor

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Speaking of kitchen Christmas decorations, the Scandinavian style festive decor sticks to the concept of simplicity and togetherness.

However, the typical colors for the holiday are missing (such as red, green and gold), I love how stylish and warm is this kitchen decoration.

10. Make a Bold Statement with Your Kitchen Christmas Decor

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However some of you might think this decor is a bit too much, I think it is very well defined by its intriguing details adding character and charm to the Christmas kitchen.

It is so cheery and fun that it will surely definitely make all of your guests smile.

11. Make Your Dining Table Sparkle with Christmas Elements

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Styling your festive dinner table with an assortment of shimmering ornaments is another cool kitchen Christmas decorating idea.

In case you have run out of ornament space on your Xmas tree, why don’t you place the leftovers in bowls or glass vases?

12. Bring Vintage Charm with Classic Traditional Christmas Decor

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If you are not on a tight budget, you can buy (or even do them yourself) some custom-made elements (such as tea towels, coffee mugs, and handmade garlands) that look notably appealing in the kitchen setup and are specifically crafted for space.

13. Enhance Your Kitchen Space with a Chic Christmas Tree

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In case you are suffering from lack of space at home, you can place the big Christmas tree sit in the kitchen.

Just a hint – to complete the Christmas kitchen decor, why don’t you display more cute holiday ornaments and wooden festive slogans in the kitchen cupboard?

14. Make Your Kitchen Festive with Two Christmas Wreaths

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I love the idea of having Christmas wreaths symmetrically hang from the kitchen window – they embellish the house from both inside and outside.

Besides, the timeless combination of evergreens and red ribbon always brings a strong holiday vibe.

15. Add an Elegant Touch with White and Red Tablescape

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If you want to play it safe while planning the decoration for your Christmas kitchen, try to keep it simple with the traditional white and red decor pieces.

Choosing all white holiday decor with red accents, like small tree cutouts, ornaments, and candles are festive without overcoming your space with too many colors.

16. Stand Out with a Unique Wooden Wall Canvas

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No holiday home is complete without a few stunning personalized decorative accents such as this wooden wall canvas in the typical Christmas-y colors.

If you are still struggling to find the best decor ideas for your Christmas kitchen, this one might save you lots of time, money, and nerves!  😉

17. Upgrade Your Kitchen Cupboards with Mini Wreaths

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These mini wreaths symmetrically hung on the all-white kitchen cabinet doors are a real time-saver!  😉

Basically, this Christmas kitchen decor can be added a couple of hours before your dinner party!

18. Transform Your Rustic Kitchen with Festive Christmas DecorDecor for Rustic Kitchen

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This pastoral kitchen can inspire you with lots of Christmas kitchen decorating ideas.

For instance, have a look at the rustic shelves which surely become the centerpiece of this area. There are Christmas plaid mugs, cute small faux trees, red lantern, and many other fun festive elements!

19. Kitchen Cabinets Christmas Decor

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Decorate your kitchen cabinets with ribbons and put some decorations on top for a cozy Christmas kitchen.

While we focus our attention on other seasonal spots, such as trimming the Christmas tree and hanging festive wreaths, do not forget that the kitchen is the soul of every home.  😉 

Hopefully, my collection of Christmas kitchen decorating ideas will help you make the heart of your home 100% holiday-ready. 

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Ivo Iv

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